Taliban threaten Pakistani media over the coverage of attack on a teenage girl activist

Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Chief Hakeemullah Mehsud has issued directives to his subordinates in different cities of Pakistan to target Pakistani and international media groups over the critical coverage the media has given to the assassination attempt on a teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who had defied the Taliban injunction against female...

The media savvy journalists

Saadia Khalid LEEDS: A proper journalist is expected to have a handful of professional skills. This could include writing, reporting, identifying an issue, digging up facts, being impartial, focused, well connected, resourceful etc. But fast joining that burgeoning list is the need for marketing awareness and scoring points. These days...